About Our Expert
Director of WWF's Arctic Program
Based out of Homer, Alaska, Dave Aplin is Director of WWF’s Arctic program. With a focus on education and community outreach, he employs his communication skills and sense of humor to coordinate various activities throughout the Bristol Bay region including the Kachemak Shorebird Festival and Salmonfest. For nearly a decade, Dave has developed a special relationship with the area as he has fought to protect it from numerous threats like Arctic oil development, trans-Arctic shipping, and salmon habitat degradation. Dave holds a BS in history and an MS in resource management from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and has over three decades of field experience. He is always excited to travel with our closest friends to share our accomplishments and the challenges we face in protecting the species and communities of these extraordinary and still natural regions.
Canada | October 23 – 28, 2018
Please join us on an exclusive journey for WWF’s Partners in Conservation to Churchill from October 23 – 28, 2018, to experience one of the most remarkable natural wonders on Earth—the congregation of hundreds of polar bears awaiting their annual return to the ice. Positioned on the shores of Hudson Bay, Churchill is a unique Arctic community with a rich history and spectacular scenery.
High levels of polar bear activity are typical this time of year. From spirited play-fighting between males to the powerful show of force that a protective mother displays when sheltering a young cub, you will see firsthand how their behavior is dynamic, regal and whimsical.
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RESERVATION INFORMATION AND TRIP DETAILS
Dates: October 23–28, 2018. (Dates are based on 2017 schedules and subject to change slightly)
Cost: $6,695 per person, based on double occupancy. (All prices are in USD)
Group size: Limited to 14 participants.
For reservations, please contact Court Whelan at Natural Habitat Adventures at 888-993-8687, (Int’l) 303-449-3711 or firstname.lastname@example.org.